Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 107 100
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 1.16% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 8.67% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 37
Leeds median daily rate £338 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +10.34% +2.84%
10th Percentile £166 £313 £256
90th Percentile £472 £560 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -28.13% +23.08% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Leeds median hourly rate £11.50 £19.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.26% -10.47% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.98 £20.75
90th Percentile £12.25 £23.93 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% +16.67% -4.00%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 234 300 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.87% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 174 237
Leeds median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +20.57%
10th Percentile £161 £213 £275
90th Percentile £575 £547 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.67% +4.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.15% +34.30% -57.91%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.48 £10.20
90th Percentile £24.15 £34.38 £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £12.43
% change year-on-year -12.12% +32.80% -25.69%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) CCNA
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Office 365
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (16.67%) NHS
8 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) VPN
8 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 3 (12.50%) Skype

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) Skype
3 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) 3G
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Workday Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
5 2 (8.33%) Informatics
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCDA
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Arista
4 1 (4.17%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) VMware